Why didn’t Puerto Rico become a US State? (Short Animated Documentary)

Many of America’s 19th century territorial acquisitions became formal states in the 20th century but one notable exception is Puerto Rico. So why didn’t it become a state? To find out watch this short and simple animated history documentary.

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  1. Puerto Rico doesn't deserve to be a state. There are a lot of ungrateful Ghetto Ricans that do not deserve the blessings and benefits of PR becoming a state. A lot of wonderful Boricuas but the Ghetto Ricans give others a bad name.

  2. Statehood made sense for both sides during imperialism but now???? The United States picks up a bill and the people of puerto rico lose their country and their independence.

  3. Puerto Rico wanted to be a Provedence and not a State of the United States. Not like Hawaii which was adopted as a state. Unfortunately they are runned by DEMONRATS! They are all fucked up!

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